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Government contracting is a more complex, involved business process than what is usually found in the private sector.
How to Engage and Position During Government Prospect Meetings (2021 Update)
The Ins and Outs of Federal Small Disadvantaged Business Self-Certification
NAICS Codes: Six Impactful Digits for Federal Contractors
Past Performance in Government Contracting
Determining Your Proposal Strategy
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The Alaska PTAC offers easy access to our library of on-demand webinars covering many essential topics in government contracting, from marketing to certifications to managing contract changes and much more.
Scrutinizing Solicitation Evaluation Factors
A Look at the ‘New’ System for Award Management SAM Website.
COVID-19 Requirements for Private Employers and Government Contractors
On September 9, 2021, the Biden Administration announced sweeping updates to its national strategy to combat COVID-19. The updates come less than a month after the Food and Drug Administration fully approved the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and as the country continues …
National PTAC Day
The Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTAC) have been around since 1985, and on September 15, 2021, we are celebrating National PTAC Day. PTACs were created to increase the number of businesses of all sizes, large and small, that work with …
DOD Seeking Public Comments from Small Businesses
The DoD issued a federal register notice [ https://www.federalregister.gov/public-inspection/2021-19352/barriers-facing-small-businesses-in-contracting-with-the-department-of-defense ] requesting comments and information from small businesses that are part of the defense supply chain or are interested in becoming a part of it as well as comments on barriers …
Alaska MEP Partnering with UAA College of Engineering to Offer Free Engineering Assistance
The Alaska Manufacturing Extension Partnership has teamed up again with the University of Alaska Anchorage College of Engineering to offer free assistance to manufacturers for 3-6 weeks. This opportunity is available to a limited number of local manufacturers. If you …
SBA Issues New HUBZone Guidance and Map Updates
The Small Business Administration (SBA) has once again updated its HUBZone FAQs—this time with welcome changes for HUBZone firms with principal offices located in Redesignated Areas and / or Qualified Disaster Areas (QDA). The latest FAQs, available here, state that they …
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We work with all levels of businesses – from those working towards their first contract to experienced government contractors.
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The Alaska PTAC
Alaska PTAC provides procurement training, counseling, and solicitation support throughout the state, and helps Alaskan businesses keep informed of government contracting opportunities through our Bid Match program.
Our staff possess diverse backgrounds in government procurement at the federal, state, and local level, and regularly participate in training activities to further their professional development. This helps us keep pace with the ongoing changes in policies and procedures that impact the acquisition marketplace.
How the Alaska PTAC Helps Businesses
- Free services provided throughout the state
- Identify and explain contracting opportunities at federal, state and local government levels
- Advise businesses how to apply for small business certifications such as woman-owned and veteran-owned
- Ongoing workshops, webinars, trainings and match-making events
- Confidential one-on-one technical assistance